- Herpsilochmus motacilloides
11â€“12 cm (4ÂĽ-4Âľ in)
- Black crown and nape
- Black lores
- Creamy yellow mid belly
- Long white or pale grey supercilium
South America: found only on the slopes of Andes of Peru (HuĂˇnuco to Cusco).
This is a monotypic species.
Has been considered conspecific with Black-capped Antwren, Bahia Antwren and Ash-throated Antwren.
Humid montane evergreen forests, where they are found in the canopy and forests borders. Observed at heights around 1,890 m.
It is believed their diet consists mostly of insects and spiders, but there is little known.
There is no current information
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Dec 2017)
- The Birds of South America: The suboscine passerines By Robert S. Ridgely, Guy Tudor, William L. Brown, World Wildlife Fund, World Wildlife Fund (U.S.)
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